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UKCRC Health Research Classification System

Congenital disorders

Main inclusion criteria

Physical abnormalities and syndromes that are not associated with a single type of disease or condition including Down’s syndrome and cystic fibrosis.


Advice on health categories

Includes physical malformation and congenital syndromes that are associated with multiple diseases and conditions.

Excludes inherited single disease disorders (even when referred to as ‘congenital’) which should be coded under the appropriate Health Category.

Official terminology

Full name of category

Short name Unique ID
Congenital Congenital



Related external links

International Classification of Diseases (ICD 10 v2016) – Chapter XVII: Congenital malformations, deformations and chromosomal abnormalities (Q00-Q99)